Roles and Position Descriptions
Volunteers are a very important part of the successful day-to-day running of Camcare. The range of volunteering roles include:
Community Support Workers – trained volunteers who provide information and referral and Emergency Relief to people in the City of Boroondara. Position Description
Tax Help volunteers – who work seasonally for several months at the end of each financial year to assist low income earners to submit an e-tax return. Position Description
Counselling Professionals – who use their qualifications by volunteering their time to assist the agency to increase its capacity to provide counselling to members of the community. We offer a supportive work environment with a focus on skilled supervision, professional development and a collegiate team atmosphere. Counsellor PD , Volunteer Counsellor PD
Business and IT Professionals – who use their professional qualifications and gain broader experience by offering assistance to Camcare in their area of expertise. Admin/IT Volunteer PD , Volunteer Administration Coordinator PD Statistics Volunteer PD , Quality Officer PD , Reception/Customer Service PD , Admin/IT Volunteer Tutor PD, Brochure distribution coordinator PD.
School Students – who volunteer as part of their community service programs, packing Christmas hampers and raising funds for Camcare through School based activities.
Fresh Food Program volunteers – organise and deliver a weekly service of fresh fruit, vegetables and bread at our Camberwell site. This is also an oportunity for people to enjoy a cup of tea and contact with others.
Mother-Infant Group Assistants– look after toddlers and infants while mothers at risk of postnatal depression attend the “Baby’s Fine- What about Mum?” Program. Position Description
Board of Governance – volunteers who participate in the governance of Camcare as a Board Member and on one (or more) of the three Board sub committees.
“Volunteering with Camcare has been a real stepping stone and given me opportunities to get back to work” – Sharyn
“We discovered that being part of your community has been an inspirational experience. Organising the Rooming House Kits felt as if we were directly lending a helping hand to disadvantaged people. We now understand how important it is to give back to the community.” – PLC students
For more information on volunteering or to apply to be a volunteer, please go the Volunteering page.